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A Different Take on Social Security

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A Different Take on Social Security

Social Security Debate

A Different Take on Social Security

A Different Take on Social Security

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President Bush says that when it comes to Social Security, "the crisis is now." Some experts argue that Social Security is not in crisis, though they agree it faces a long-term problem. One of them is Peter Orszag, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and a former special assistant for economics under former President Bill Clinton. Hear Orszag and NPR's Steve Inskeep.